122 Squadron (Israel)

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Both SEMA and CAEW aircraft

The 122 Squadron of the Israeli Air Force, also known as the Nahshon Squadron (former Dakota Squadron), is a G550 squadron based at Nevatim Airbase.[1]

The Squadron has five G550 (G550 "Nahshon-Eitam" and G500 "Nahshon-Shavit") with two aircraft are used for Airborne early warning and control (CAEW or Conformal Airborne Early Warning, IAI EL/W-2085) and three are used for Signals intelligence (SEMA or Special Electronic Missions Aircraft).[2]

The Squadron formerly operated Douglas DC-3 aircraft until 2000.


  1. ^ "122 Squadron - The Dakota". Globalsecurity.org. Archived from the original on 18 January 2009. Retrieved 2008-12-14.
  2. ^ Israeli air force showcases G550 surveillance fleet